Open Rank Faculty Position – Physical Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, faculty position in Physical Chemistry to begin in August 2021. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program with substantial graduate and undergraduate student involvement, and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Physical Chemistry, plus additional courses in his or her area of specialization. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or an allied field and research experience pertinent to Physical Chemistry are required; postdoctoral experience is expected. Qualified candidates at all career stages are encouraged to apply. Hiring will be considered at the rank appropriate. For applicants to a senior rank position (associate professor or professor), preference will be given to those having current or forthcoming extramural research funding transferable to FIU.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is dedicated to ensuring a diverse, inclusive, and scholarly environment. Applicants with expertise in all areas of physical chemistry are encouraged to apply. The Department has particular research emphases in Environmental Chemistry, Biomedical Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, and Radiochemistry. The potential to form collaborations with faculty representing these areas of research emphasis will be looked on favorably. The Department, with 41 faculty members, has dynamic and growing Ph.D. programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry supporting over 100 graduate students, as well as a vibrant undergraduate program with over 100 B.A. and B.S. graduates each year.
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID (522307) at facultycareers.fiu.edu. Applicants should attach a cover letter, a C.V. that includes information on any past and current extramural funding (agency, amount, grant period, role), a statement of research accomplishment and plans, a statement on teaching and student mentoring, a diversity statement (see https://go.fiu.edu/diversitystatement), transcripts (or a record of faculty service), and the names of three referees who can be contacted for letters of reference, all as a single pdf file. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 23, 2020.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.